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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 443
1844
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...not only to delight, but to elevate and purify. Nor do we envy the man who can study either the life or the writings of the Great Poet and Patriot, without...enriched our literature, but the zeal with which he laboured for the public good, the fortitude with which he endured every private calamity, the lofty...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 5

Englishmen - 1836
...malignancy of his enemies, have sought to load it, " We envy not the man who can study either the life or the writings of the great poet and patriot, without...enriched our literature, — but the zeal with which he laboured for the public good, the fortitude with which he endured every private calamity, the lofty...
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The Young men's magazine, Volumes 1-2

British and foreign young men's society - 1837
...not only to delight, but to elevate and purify. Nor do we envy the man who can study cither the life or the writings of the great poet and patriot, without...enriched our literature, but the zeal with which he laboured for the public good, the fortitude with which he looked down on temptations and dangers, the...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 3

Englishmen - 1837
...literature, — but the zeal with which he laboured for the public good, the fortitude with which be endured every private calamity, the lofty disdain with which he looked down on temptations and dangers, the deadly hatred which he bore to bigots and tyrants, and the faith which...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...not only to delight, but to elevate and purify. Nor do we envy the man who can study either the life or the writings of the Great Poet and Patriot, without...calamity, the lofty disdain with which he looked down on temptations and dangers, the deadly hatred which he bore to bigots and tyrants, and the faith which...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1843
...not only to delight, but to elevate and purify. Nor do we envy the man who can study either the life or the writings of the great Poet and Patriot, without...enriched our literature, but the zeal with which he laboured for the public good, the fortitude with which he endured every private calamity, the lofty...
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Payne's universum, or pictorial world: engravings of ..., Issue 107, Volume 3

Albert Henry Payne - 1844
...to delight, but to elevate and purify. Nor do we envy the man who can MACAO. 31 study the life and writings of the great poet and patriot, without aspiring...enriched our literature, but the zeal with which he laboured for the public good, the fortitude with which he endured every private calamity, the lofty...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...to delight, but to elevate and purify. Nor do we envy the man who can study either the life or th« t the point of the sword, and ihe door was instantly ooc literature, but the zeal with which he laboured Tor the public good, the fortitude with which lie...
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John Milton: A Biography

Cyrus R. Edmonds - 1851 - 251 pages
...heirs of heaven." With the eloquent Macaulay, we do not envy " the man who can study either the life or the writings of the great poet and patriot, without...enriched our literature, but the zeal with which he laboured for the public good — the fortitude with which he endured every private calamity — the...
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John Milton: A Biography, Especially Designed to Exhibit the Ecclesiastical ...

Cyrus R. Edmonds - 1851 - 251 pages
...sublime works with which his genius has enriched our literature, but the zeal with which he laboured for the public good — the fortitude with which he...— the lofty disdain with which he looked down on temptations and dangers — the deadly hatred which he bore to bigots and tyrants — and the faith...
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